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The Word on Local Health Departments is a blog by the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO).

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Bouncing Back from Local Environmental Health Staff Impact During COVID-19

This blog takes a look at the impact the pandemic had specifically on the environmental health staff of local health...

Jan 24, 2023 | Charlotte Ciampa

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Epidemiology
  • Infectious Disease

NASEM Releases Report on Wastewater-Based Disease Surveillance

New report reviews the current utility of community-level wastewater surveillance during the COVID-19 pandemic and its...

Jan 19, 2023 | Rebecca Rainey

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  • Vector Control

Become Part of the Vector Control Collaborative Mentorship Program: 2023 Applications Now Open

Help build capacity for mosquito and tick control and surveillance programs through mentorship.

Jan 17, 2023 | Anu Varma

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  • COVID-19
  • Water Quality

Wastewater-Based Disease Surveillance for Public Health Action: Report Release Webinar

Join the webinar to learn more.

Jan 13, 2023 | Anu Varma

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  • Vector Control

Understanding At-risk Audiences’ Attitudes Toward Mosquito and Tick Bite Prevention

A summary of findings now online.

Jan 12, 2023

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2022: Environmental Health Year in Review

NACCHO's Environmental Health team's collective impact.

Jan 04, 2023 | Anu Varma

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Behavioral Health

Social Media During a Public Health Crisis

Social media was both an incubator for misinformation that local health officials have had to combat as well as a...

Dec 29, 2022 | Charlotte Ciampa

National Environmental Assessment Reporting System

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) National Environmental Assessment Reporting System (NEARS)...

Dec 28, 2022 | Charlotte Ciampa

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  • Press Release
  • Food Safety & Inspection

2023 Samuel J. Crumbine Consumer Protection Award for Excellence in Food Protection

Applications open for local environmental health jurisdictions.

Dec 21, 2022 | Anu Varma

  • Food Safety & Inspection

Special Processes at Retail Courses in 2023

A virtual, five-day course exploring the specific types of food processing in retail food establishments.

Dec 05, 2022 | Anu Varma

Partner Articles

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  • COVID-19
  • Immunization

NACCHO Recognizes Second Anniversary of First COVID-19...

NACCHO and leading partners recognize December 14, 2022 as the two-year...

Dec 15, 2022 | Nicholas Holmes

NACCHO Recognizes Second Anniversary of First COVID-19...

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Webinar
  • Community Health Assessment and Improvement Planning
  • Community Engagement

Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships...

NACCHO is pleased to launch the three revised assessments of Mobilizing for...

Nov 22, 2022 | Andrea Grenadier

Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships...

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships (MAPP)
  • Opportunity

RFP: NACCHO Seeking a Graphic Designer for New MAPP 2.0...

NACCHO is seeking a qualified consultant to provide graphic design for the new...

Nov 07, 2022 | Andrea Grenadier

RFP: NACCHO Seeking a Graphic Designer for New MAPP 2.0...

  • Tools & Resources
  • Climate Change
  • Training

Join us for a Climate for Health Ambassadors Training at...

We are partnering with Climate for Health and ecoAmerica to offer an...

Jul 11, 2022 | Anu Varma

Join us for a Climate for Health Ambassadors Training at...

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Community Health
  • ID Featured

New Resource: BLOC COVID Video Series

This video series was developed from interviews with BLOC COVID funded sites to...

Jul 06, 2022 | Jaclyn Abramson, Candice Young

New Resource: BLOC COVID Video Series

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  • COVID-19
  • Immunization

Partnering for Pediatric Vaccinations

Florida Department of Health in Manatee County has been leading the way in...

Jun 17, 2022 | Amiris Roberson

Partnering for Pediatric Vaccinations

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  • Press Release

NACCHO Announces Ten Health Department Grantees to...

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), with...

May 18, 2022 | Andrea Grenadier

NACCHO Announces Ten Health Department Grantees to...

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  • Webinar
  • Community Health
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control
  • Infectious Disease

World Hand Hygiene Day 2022

This year’s theme for World Hand Hygiene Day on May 5 is focused on recognizing...

May 04, 2022 | Jaclyn Abramson

World Hand Hygiene Day 2022

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  • Press Release

Public Health Groups Announce Grantees for National...

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) and the...

Apr 07, 2022 | Andrea Grenadier

Public Health Groups Announce Grantees for National...

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Hazards & Health Effects

Multi-faceted EPA Research Addressing Threats to Public...

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) researchers are working to...

Sep 27, 2021 | Guest Author

Multi-faceted EPA Research Addressing Threats to Public...

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  • Press Release

NACCHO and the Alzheimer’s Association Collaborating to...

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO),...

Sep 21, 2021 | Theresa Spinner

NACCHO and the Alzheimer’s Association Collaborating to...

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Webinar
  • Water Quality

Responding to Per- And Polyfluoroalkyl Substances in...

On August 12, 2021, NACCHO and AAAS’s EPI Center hosted a webinar on PFAS...

Aug 27, 2021 | Guest Author

Responding to Per- And Polyfluoroalkyl Substances in...

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